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Advanced RPA Operations Aircrew Trainer - Langley AFB

Hampton, VA 23665

Posted: 01/10/2019 Industry: Technical Job Number: 76598

Loyal Source Technical Services Division is currently hiring  an RPA Operations / Aircrew Trainer for a contract opportunity to work with Langley AFB based in Hampton, VA.

For more information, please contact Doug Smith  at 407-868-8978  or send a resume here

LOCATION:   Langley AFB Hampton, VA


ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: The successful Candidate shall manage and execute aircrew training within the MQ-1/9 enterprise. Manage funding, travel, and student allocations to fulfill requirements within the RPA training community.

  • Review, coordinate, and prepare RPA Instructions and policy (Air Force Instruction (AFI) 11-2 MQ-1/9V 1-3 and Air Force Tactics, Technics and Procedures (AFTTP) 3-1 Technical Orders) changes and rewrites in coordination with Wing and Staff standardization and evaluation functions.
  • Review, coordinate, and prepare Ready Aircrew Program (RAP) tasking messages and reports.  
    Review, coordinate, and prepare Realistic Training Review Board (RTRB) briefings and publish pre and post RTRB products semi-annually.
  • Perform duties as operations representative for Predator Mission Aircrew Training System (PMATS) and Distributed Missions Operation (DMO) integration. Develop DMO Strategy and brief leadership.
  • Review, coordinate, and prepare responses for Safety Investigation Board (SIB) or Accident Investigation Board (AIB).  
  • Review, coordinate, and prepare mishap review panel brief and semi-annual Air Force Safety Automated System (AFSAS) review for Commander, ACC (COMACC).  
  • Review, coordinate, and prepare waiver packages required for deviation from regulations and AFIs.  
  • Provide support for the development and staffing of Staff packages, CONOPS, CONEMPS, Enabling Concepts, Roadmaps, and Contingency Plans; perform Major Weapons System (MWS) Lead Command duties.  
  • Coordinate with Wing and DoD Staff agencies to organize, train, and equip the RPA enterprise in accordance with (IAW) Chief of Staff of the Air Force (CSAF) direction.  
  • Coordinate with RPA Systems Program Office at Wright Patterson AFB, OH, and ACC/A5I for RPA system enhancements and assist in defining modernization requirements to support current and future weapon system upgrades, training, sustainment, and employment.  
  • Attend Component Commander Exercise and Planning Conferences (approximately 4 per year).  
    Manage and coordinate MQ-9 exercises, as required. 
  • Coordinate with Stan/Eval on MQ-9 related FCIFs, publications, etc.


  • Possess a Master’ s degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years of recent experience managing MQ-1 or MQ-9 related operations programs (within last three years) or 7.5 years of recent (within last year) rated MQ-1 or MQ-9 experience (recent within last six years).
  • Minimum of 9 years of operational mission experience in DoD aircraft performing duties as rated aircrew member.
  • Minimum of 3 years of Numbered Air Force or higher-level staff experience directly related to managing complex operations-related aviation programs.

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